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Frank Couse with Team and Buggy in Deposit

FRANK COUSE SHOWS OFF HIS FINE TEAM OF HORSES AND BUGGY IN DEPOSIT, NY ca. 1900

Frank Couse (1845 to 1945) was a life long resident of Delaware County, he is the son of Alexander and Sarah Marie Rogers Couse, and took over the family farm when Alexander retired. He married Capitola Palmerton (1859 – 1932) and they had four daughters Jessie, Sarah, Frances and Florence.

Courtesy of Jo Ann and John Warner from collection of their step-grandmother Frances Couse Beebe.

Submitted by Louise Chen, 13 February 2009


1860 United States Federal Census

Name: Alexander Couse
Age: 30
Birth Year: abt 1830
Home in 1860: Tompkins, Delaware, New York
Post Office: Barbourville
Household Members:
Name Age
Alexander Couse 30
Sarah Couse 29
Peter H Couse 9
Harriet Couse 7
Frank Couse 2
1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Frank Couse
[Frank C Couse]
Age in 1910: 52
Birth Year: abt 1858
Home in 1910: Deposit, Delaware, New York
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Cuftolia Couse
Occupation: Farmer
Years Married: 30 Household Members:
Name Age
Frank A Couse 52
Cuftolia Couse 51
Francis Couse 15
Florence Couse 15
William Hulbert 18
1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Frank Couse
Age: 62
Birth Year: abt 1858
Home in 1920: Deposit, Delaware, New York
Street: Barbourville Road
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: H Captola Couse
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members:
Name Age
Frank A Couse 62
H Captola Couse 60
Frances Beebe 24
Ray Beebe 25
Howard Beebe 3
Census information added by Joyce Riedinger June 22, 2016
Source: Ancestry.com United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com


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